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* 1 tsp. [[sesame oil]]
 
* 1 tsp. [[sesame oil]]
 
* ½ lb. fresh or frozen [[snow pea]] pods, with the ends trimmed
 
* ½ lb. fresh or frozen [[snow pea]] pods, with the ends trimmed
* ½ cup [[carrot]]s, sliced diagonally
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* ½ cup [[carrot|carrots]], sliced diagonally
* ¼ cup canned [[water chestnut]]s, sliced
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* ¼ cup canned [[water chestnut|water chestnuts]], sliced
 
* ½ cup low-sodium [[chicken broth]]
 
* ½ cup low-sodium [[chicken broth]]
 
* 1 tsp. low-sodium [[soy sauce]]
 
* 1 tsp. low-sodium [[soy sauce]]
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# Sauté 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and broth.
 
# Sauté 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and broth.
 
# Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
 
# Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
# Combine soy sauce and cornstarch, stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture.
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# Combine soy sauce and cornstarch; just stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture.
 
# Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.
 
# Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.
   
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== Variations ==
 
== Variations ==
 
* No cornstarch on hand? Use 2 teaspoons of all-purpose flour instead.
 
* No cornstarch on hand? Use 2 teaspoons of all-purpose flour instead.
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== Videos ==
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[[File:How to Cook the Asian Snow Peas|centre|thumb|480x480px]]
   
 
== Source ==
 
== Source ==

Revision as of 02:09, June 26, 2018

Description

This oriental vegan/vegetarian recipe is packed and cooked with real vegetables, chicken broth, and soy sauce and served with other meat or seafood dishes. Mushrooms and corn potentially work for this recipe, too.

Ingredients

Asian snow peas

Directions

  1. Add oil to a nonstick skillet and heat on moderate-high.
  2. Add snow peas and carrots.
  3. Sauté 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and broth.
  4. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  5. Combine soy sauce and cornstarch; just stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture.
  6. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.

Tips

  • Right now unlike other peas, snow peas are eaten whole with the shell intact.

Variations

  • No cornstarch on hand? Use 2 teaspoons of all-purpose flour instead.

Videos

How to Cook the Asian Snow Peas

How to Cook the Asian Snow Peas

Source

  • Fruits and Veggies Matter from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—US government resource in the public domain
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